Anxiety among Up Board Students in Uttar Pradesh, India

Jaya Bharti
2016 International Journal of Indian Psychology  
The present study aims to investigate the anxiety level of sports and non-sports students during board exam. It also aimed to find out the difference of anxiety among up board students on the basis of gender and the difference of anxiety among up board students on the basis of socio-economic status. These were studied with respect to different demographic variables like school type, socio-economic background, gender and academic stream. Methods: In this study, Sample included 420 randomly
more » ... 420 randomly selected students i.e. 210 boys and 210 girls of U.P boards from various schools of Education at Uttar Pradesh. Subjects were assessed using Socio-demographic sheet and Anxiety Scale by Sinha & Sinha (1955). Result: The results of the study revealed considerable anxiety in boys than girls (p<0.01). Students from Hindi medium schools were more anxious than students from English medium schools (p<0.01). Students belonging to the middle class (middle socio-economic group) suffered more anxiety than those from both high and low socio-economic groups (p<0.01). Conclusion: conclusion is that Parent child relationship, child and teacher relationship and parent and teacher relationship and support decrease the level of anxiety. Parents and teacher emotional support drastically change the statics of anxiety in students. Parents and teacher use anxiety prevention efforts and gave lots of confidence to the child because these steps only weapon who broke the anxiety stone.
doi:10.25215/0302.085 fatcat:u2j4g56anzh5bep2cym2x54z3m